Martin Dressler

The Tale of an American Dreamer

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Publisher Description

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • The author of Voices in the Night reveals the mesmerizing journey of an American dreamer as he walks a haunted line between fantasy and reality, madness and ambition, art and industry.

“This wonderful, wonder-full book is a fable and phantasmagoria of the sources of our century.” —The New York Times Book Review


Young Martin Dressler begins his career as an industrious helper in his father's cigar store.  In the course of his restless young manhood, he makes a swift and eventful rise to the top, accompanied  by two sisters--one a dreamlike shadow, the other a worldly business partner. As the eponymous Martin's vision becomes bolder and bolder, a  sense of doom builds piece-by-hypnotic piece until this mesmerizing journey reaches its bitter-sweet conclusion.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1997
March 25
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
7.4
MB

Customer Reviews

B/X Guaglione ,

Amazing!!

Beautifully written novel of rags to riches with a surprise ending. One of my favorite books.

Metalma ,

Too descriptive, and the characters, meh

All adjectives and minimal story, rarely stop reading but had to put this book aside.

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